Monthly Archives: December 2010

Education and the Military

The big news this past week has been the Education Trust report that twenty percent of young recruits fail the ASVAB. This is presented as yet more proof positive of the abject failure of American public education. It’s like Chicken … Continue reading

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Senior Project Inception

The next two days, 12/8&9/2010, I will return to Nampa High School to evaluate Senior Project Presentations, as I have continued to do since retirement. Earlier this semester, in correspondence with colleagues at NHS, I was asked how the Senior … Continue reading

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Gaming Math

In the December, 2010 Scientific American is an article on ten world-changing ideas that may influence our futures. One such idea is “game-ifying” real-life human activities in order to motivate and modify behaviors. I won’t try to explain it and, … Continue reading

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